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Dec 3, 2011 7:00pm EST
that is never enough, until it finally explodes. >> syria is now at a state of civil war, a u.n. official said this week. it is estimated that more than 4,000 people have been killed by pro-government forces since march. but who is supplying president assad and other oppressive regimes with the technology to hunt down the dissenters? an investigation has discovered that the british company based in oxfordshire has been implicated in the sale of state of the art technology to syria, and it is not the only british company which has a role in allowing despotic regimes access to cutting edge technologies to help them spy on their citizens. here is the report. >> the arab spring. egypt. libya. now, syria. popular uprisings fueled by new technology, coordinated using mobile phones, the internet, text messages, and tweets. these pictures captured last week from syria spread around the globe on the the world wide web. but now the very technologies that helped spark these revolutions are being used to brush them. >> technology can be every bit as lethal as the bullets from a munitions company. >> brigh
Dec 22, 2011 4:00pm PST
of cancer and pollution. in syria, an advance team of observers from the arab league has arrived in the country amid reports of increasing violence. the full deployment is sent to oversee an arab league peace plan that calls for the withdrawal of troops from the street and the release of all prisoners. at the same time the violence continues and in the latest incident, four civilians have been killed in the central city of homs. what if any pressure can be brought to bear against the assad regime? that is where the questions i posed to the former u.s. ambassador to syria. what can the arab league monitors realistically do? >> we have to note that syria had refused the monitors. they wanted to put so many conditions on it that it would have been worthless. now we know when the arab league threatened to go to the security council, that is when the regime settled. they agreed to 150 monitors coming in. no one who knows this regime believes that these monitors will be given any real freedom to go where they want when they want. the syrians will show them what they want them to see. t
Dec 28, 2011 4:00pm PST
>> the loss of life in syria despite the presence of arab league monitors. the north koreans pay their last respects to kim jong un hill and all eyes turned to the regime's new leaders. escalating sectarian violence in nigeria as christians warned that they will respond following a wave of deadly islam as the tax. welcome to "bbc world news." palestinian police rushed in to break up a brawl between rival priests at the church of the nativity in bethlehem. could the colosseum in rome be crumbling? violence is continuing in syria despite the presence of the arab league monitoring mission. 10 people were killed including one child on wednesday. syrian state television is report that 755 people held in their role in the uprising have been released but activists say as many as 15,000 remain in prison. this report does contain distressing images. >> no let up in the violence even with the arab league monitors whose mission is to try to stem the bloodshed. these images from the town of homs which emerged after the team said the situation was reassuring. opposition activists are determin
Dec 27, 2011 5:30pm PST
. >> thanks. >> glor: the white house today condemned syria for intensifying its attacks on protesters. syria's president, bashar al- assad has promised to stop the killings and international monitors have traveled to syria to ensure he keeps his word. but elizabeth palmer reports tonight in one city, homs, not much has changed. >> reporter: with arab league observers on the way to homs this morning, syrian tanks began pulling back from positions they've held for weeks. but when the team hit the streets, the violence hadn't stopped. this cell phone video shows a political activist urging one of the observers "come, come and see in that street over there, snipers." but in the background, there are the sounds of gunfire and the man refuses to go. we managed to get in touch with an activist in homs who was monitoring the observers' progress. we're concealing her identity for her own safety. >> reporter: in a nearby suburb, thousands who couldn't get close to the arab league observers instead joined a huge funeral march for an elderly man activists say was shot by government forces this morning.
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Dec 22, 2011 3:00pm PST
-third of the world's oil tanker traffic goes through the strait. iranian ally syria says more than 2,000 of the security forces have died in the past nine months. syria blames political turmoil on a foreign conspiracy aimed at toppaling the regime with president bashar assad. this is amateur video that shows the city of homs after government shelling in that area. arab league observers arrive in damascus, the question of what iran is doing to aid syria has become a pressing one. correspondent leland vittert has details. >> syria's powerful air force and army are among the most well-equipped in the middle east. with the russian fighter jet, attack helicopters and tanks, president bashar assad has threatened to use them all against his own people to stay in power. fox news learned that iran and the revolutionary guard are going to great lengths to help assad. that doesn't surprise the israeli minister for strategic affairs. >> syria is part of what is called axis of evil. >> as they reference the ammunition supplies in the eight-month massacre of the pro-democracy demonstrators, wester
Dec 27, 2011 3:00am PST
toddler who vanished from her bed only days before christmas. >>> syria under siege. the bloody crackdown intensified. the army shelling its own people as the arab world steps in to try to end the slaughter of civilians. >>> and an all-out brawl at the mall. police with guns drawn, shoppers scrambling for exits. chaos after christmas on this "american morning." -- captions by vitac -- >>> good morning. it's tuesday, december 27th. this is "american morning." i'm alina cho along with ali velshi. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> we're so glad you're with us today. >> there's a lot going on. let's get right to it. starting in iowa. it's the place to be this morning. five top republicans plan to visits hawkeye state today. not going for the corn. seven day rees main until the iowa caucuses. the first in the nation, a nomination is up for grabs. cnn political director mark preston is live in des moines this morning. mark, the week begins with newt gingrich trying to distance himself once again, not from someone else, but from his own past. >> reporter: yeah. from his own
Dec 30, 2011 10:00am PST
is getting serious about shutting down their attempt to be a nuclear power. >> turning to syria, there have been more massive protests. at least 19 people reportedly killed since those arab league monitors first got into syria earlier this week. the death toll is mounting. what do you project happening in syria? >> the international community will come down hard or syria. seeing what takes place when regimes resist the voice of the people. the people are now coming out by the thousands. syria is reacting by using force to suppress them. the result will be that this regime will be gone. we are seeing a continuation of the arab spring and this is one thing taking place in syria and i mighting is to the extent that iran continues to crack down in the fashion they have, given the economic conditions we will see a change in iranian policy in terms of not going forward with the nuclear program or see a change in regime. that's something they may have to be concerned about and should be. >> that is quite a projection for the new year. happy new year to you. >> same to you. >> thanks so much for al
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Dec 29, 2011 4:00pm PST
? >> harris: greg palkot, thank you very much. monitors are in syria keeping watch. [gunfire] activists inside syria say forces regime troops firing live ammunition and tear gas against the citizens protesting against the government. we cannot confirm this for ourselves and syria bans foreign journalists from entering the country. we are relying on am mur video like what you are watching. monitors with the arab league arrived on monday supposedly to observe the situation. from reports inside syria, it seems their arrival has reenjerry jizzed the protesters with thousands of them now taking the streets. the united nations says more than 5,000 people have died in syria's uprising since it began in march. the feds say a controversial new law could let violent criminals who are in our country illegally go right out of jail. now, some lawmakers in congress want to crack down. a live report on fox report from illinois. plus, it's catching unlike, well, wildfire. the numbers are in. so what do you think was one of the hottest holiday gifts? [ male announcer ] if you're giving an amazing gift, shouldn
Dec 22, 2011 5:00pm EST
power plant has contributed to cancer cases and pollution. in syria, a team of observers from the arab league has arrived in the country amid reports of increasing violence. the full deployment is part of an arab peace plan that calls for the removal of troops from the streets and the release of all prisoners. the violence continues and in the latest incident, four civilians have been killed. what if any pressure can be brought to bear against the assad regime? we're joined by the former u.s. ambassador to syria. what can the arab league monitors realistically do? >> we have to note that syria had refused the monitors. they wanted to put so many conditions on it. now we know that when the terribly threatened to go to the security council, that is when the regime thought, oh my god. they agreed to 150 monitors coming in, albeit reluctantly. no one believes that these monitors will be given any real freedom to go where they want when they want. the syrians will show them what they want them to see. this is a ploy to buy time on the part of the regime in my opinion. >> will the arab leagu
Dec 23, 2011 10:30pm EST
in syria falls apart. this is about one hour and 25 minutes. >> can i ask you to take your seats because we're going to start? good afternoon. i joined the middle east program at the woodrow wilson international center for scholars. welcome to today's meeting on enemies or allies in the new middle east, turkey, iran, and saudi arabia. this meeting is part of an ongoing series of meetings we have had for the whole year since the beginning of the revolutions in tunisia, egypt, libya, and yemen and also the ongoing events in syria. and bahrain. our speakers today are david ottaway, he is a senior scholar at the woodrow wilson center and the former cairo euro chief -- bureau chief for the washington post. i will be brief. david, the last paper, as part of our occasional series, was saudi arabia in the shadow of the arab revolt. we have a few copies left outside. we urge you to take one on your way out. our second speaker is a former fellow at the wilson center. he is a professor of international relations at the university. i just received a copy of his latest book, "iraq: its neighbors." witch
Dec 12, 2011 8:00pm EST
questions for you on the region. in syria, you have called for president assad to step down over the killing of his people, but prime minister maliki has warned that assad's removal could lead to a civil war that could destabilize the whole region. i'm wondering if you're worried that iraq could be succumbing to iran's influence on this matter and perhaps helping to protect assad. and speaking of iran, are you concerned that it will be able to weaken america's national security by discovering intelligence from the fallen drone that it captured? prime minister maliki, i'd like to ask you the question about syria. why haven't you demanded that assad step down, given the slaughter of his people? >> first of all, the prime minister and i discussed syria, and we share the view that when the syrian people are being killed or are unable to express themselves, that's a problem. there's no disagreement there. i have expressed my outrage in how the syrian regime has been operating. i do believe that president assad missed an opportunity to reform his government, chose the path of repression, and has c
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Dec 5, 2011 8:00am PST
into a $14 million mess. look at that. syria may be send ago message to the world. we'll tell you why their annual war games, that's right, annual war games are raising some serious alarm. i'd race down that hill without a helmet. i took some steep risks in my teens. i'd never ride without one now. and since my doctor prescribed lipitor, i won't go without it for my high cholesterol and my risk of heart attack. why kid myself? diet and exercise weren't lowering my cholesterol enough. now i'm eating healthier, exercising more, taking lipitor. numbers don't lie. my cholesterol's stayed down. lipitor is fda approved to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients who have heart disease or risk factors for heart disease. it's backed by over 19 yes of research. [ femalannouncer ] lipitor is not for everyone, including people with liver problems and women who are nursing, pregnant or may become pregnant. you need simple blood tests to check for liver problems. tell your doctor if you are taking other medications, or if you have any muscle pain or weakness. this may be a sign of a
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Dec 30, 2011 8:00am PST
an eye on it. thank you. there is also a new wave of bloodshed in syria to tell you about. hundreds of thousands of protesters flooding the streets there after friday prayers. a live report on that coming up. jamie: plus security is already tight in new york city's times square. you can imagine over a million people expected and revelers ringing in the new year will need a warm coat. we'll tell you what you need wherever you're celebrating. we have your foxcast. that is coming up next. ♪ ♪ [ woman ] ♪ what i want this season ♪ if you'd like to try and guess ♪ ♪ it is something very special ♪ i would readily confess [ dogs barking ] ♪ 'cause all i want this season ♪ ♪ is something from your heart ♪ la da da, la da da [ male announcer ] thinking of others this holiday season, travelers. jamie: countdown, it has begun. the big new year's eve party right around the corner. look at at crossroads of america, times square in new york city. as we said a million people could be crowding the streets saturday night to watch the ball drop and ring in 2012. what will they n
Dec 7, 2011 3:00am PST
nations, syria's nine-month crackdown on protesters have killed 4,000 people including some children. >>> and a nation that doesn't use the euro could put a wrench in europe's plan to fix its debt crisis. british prime minister david cameron is demanding safeguards for england or his nation will veto a treaty designed to save the troubled currency. >>> today marks 70 years since the japanese bombing on pearl harbor, the attack that led the u.s. into world war ii. 120 survivors are expected to arrive in hawaii for the annual commemoration. there will are rifle salutes, wreath presentations to honor and remember the nearly 2,400 people who died in that surprise attack. this is the last time the survivors association will gather together, because members, carol, are aging. their health declining and don't have enough membership to withstands the committees and chapters around the country. >> many in their 90s now. >> yeah. so sad. >> but we're proud of them. >> republican front-runner newt gingrich likes to call barack obama the most successful food stamp president in history. 47 millio
Dec 28, 2011 11:00am PST
of that. let's talk about syria for a moment. at least six people killed in violent clashes between the government and anti-government forces there. any indication at this point that syria's president is going to step down at some point soon? >> no, not at all. he seems to be determined to fight it out. and although the arab league has now sent monitors into syria, to try to get firsthand information of what's going on, the foreign media is not allowed. all we're seeing is youtube videos and cell phone pictures that have been posted online. those monitors are going to get a sense of what's going on in the country. the fact that his forces continue to kill people while the monitors arei% the country. that says that he's not about to be backing down, he wants to go all the way. >> bobby ghosh, thank you, sir. happy new year. >> and to you. >>> rick perry suing virginia to get on the state's primary ballot. does his legal challenge stand a chance in court? >>> why a judge ruled the mexican american studies program in one school district is illegal. >>> and which tom hanks film is now a
Dec 6, 2011 7:00am PST
closed schools. temperatures are expected to ge, >>> still ahead this morning, undercover in syria to see prodemocracy demonstrators battle the regime that killed thousands of it opponents. >>> the battle over new laws to limit abortion in kansas. the lives and issues at stake in this debate. this is "the early show" on cbs. [ male announcer ] imagine facing the day with less chronic low back pain. imagine living your life with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a non-narcotic treatment that's fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved for children under 18. people taking maois or thioridazine or with uncontrolled glaucoma should not take cymbalta. taking it with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. severe liver pro
Dec 28, 2011 2:30pm PST
two children are reported to have been killed in fresh violence in syria. the man who was said to rule north korea, kim jong in -- kim jong un has met with mourners in the state capital. the u.s. military officials say they might take disciplinary action over the nato attack which killed 24 pakistani soldiers. the incident proved disastrous for u.s.-pakistani relations in a year when trust between them dropped. we take a look at the 12 months in which these two suppose it allies worst crisis to crisis. >> what a turbulent year for pakistani-american relations. in january, a cia contractor shot dead a key pakistani's on this very junction. there is a diplomatic route between islamabad and washington. this caused outrage against the u.s. here in pakistan. the fury was directed not only at the u.s. but the pakistani government for what many saw as a subservient relationship with washington. this would only intensify with the trauma that soon followed. >> i can report to the american people and to the world that the u.s. is conducting an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of
Dec 5, 2011 2:00am PST
. talk to you again soon. >>> syria faces new sanctions from the arab league, deadline is passed for syria to allow observers to monitor the response to protests. on sunday alone 22 more demonstrators were killed. le leona is live with more. good morning. >> reporter: we're just waiting to hear from the arab league how they'll progress with their demands. if sanctions go through they're stringent, the types of things they include is a freeze on government assets. a travel ban, ban on weapons shipments, cutting off business with the syrian central bank and government, a very wide range of sanctions and it's in conjunction with similar conjunctions from turkey as well as u.s. and other sanctions in place. we're waiting to hear how they will progress and if they give them any more leeway. >> will these sanctions have any impact, do we know? >> reporter: that's the question that everyone wants 0 know. we are getting some rumblings from the syrian government. over the past weeks we heard from the oil minister who has been speaking saying that they've had to cut back on oil production
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Dec 28, 2011 4:00pm PST
with stones. we can not independently confirm this because syria bars foreign journalists. all of this unfolding as arab league observers monitor progress and ending the ten months of bloodshed that have reportedly killed at least 5,000 people. state tv showing day two of their tour in holmes where an independent journalist claims to have captured these images on the days leading up to christmas. chaos in the streets as protesters reportedly attempt to dodge sniper attacks and south of there, dead levi less than in damascus university after a student opened fire in the middle of an exam. our top story as we go around the world in 80 seconds. syria. according to a local news agency, the sore more took out a hand gun and targeted fellow students. we're told one of them tried to stop the suspect who shot him three times, killing him. four others hurt. a witness said some of those students support president assad. the gunman reportedly still on the run. >>> indonesia. days of heavy rain triggered a deadly flow of cold lava from a volcanic eruption earlier this month. thousands evac
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Dec 30, 2011 12:00pm PST
. happy new year. good of you. >>guest: happy new year to you. >>trace: in syria hundreds of thousands are taking to the streets in what could be the biggest protest that country has seen in months. we are told it is a show of defiance against the regime taking place in front of abe league peace observers. this is amateur video said to show an explosion in the cap it will city of damascus, and we are seeing more video which activists claim show security forces shooting protesters and the activists say at least 22 people died in the fighting today but question not indepedently confirm any of it because syria's government bans foreign journalists. >> police in california say they will be cracking down on distracted driving but how can they tell if someone is distracted or a cell phone or changing the radio? is it illegal to eat a sandwich behind the wheel? [ male announcer ] you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity. turning your life upside down in a matter of seconds. hi. hi. you know i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. you just rea
Dec 28, 2011 1:00am PST
embargo on syria which is going through horrendous violence right now. that having a really deep effect on the syrian government's ability to do business. if syria is aa team, iran is the major leagues. they control much more of the world oil market and european countries would suffer if their governments go through with this. that's a very serious political consideration. back here in washington, the american economy will suffer if we put crippling sanctions on iran that raise gas prices and the obama administration doesn't trust the average voter is going to draw the distinction between the benefits of delaying iran's nuclear program and the higher prices at the gas tank. it's a tough one to explain and a discussion they don't want to have heading into their presidential election. it's not a good idea for them. >> jeff rogin for foreign policy magazine, thanks for being here. appreciate it. >> thank you. >> we'll say right before christmas, richard engel came by the news meeting for our show and the question from the floor of our news meeting was richard, as we're all going home for c
Dec 21, 2011 5:00pm EST
of the international community, the nation's are joining the call for syria to stop this atrocious behavior. >> the president will stay in town to sign the omnibus but he said it is up to the speaker to make the next move. what is the president's next move? will he join his family in a y.a.? >> i do not have any scheduling updates. we are in a fluid situation. the president made clear in his call earlier today as i made clear in the readout. the action that must be taken, the house needs to take up the senate bill. it was supported by an overwhelming percentage of republicans and democrats. >> he has no intention of negotiating? >> the negotiation has happened already. it is not as i just explained. it is not at all the case that this is the president saying here is what what what and do it. this was a compromise worked out by the republican leader in the senate with the democratic leader, with the approval, even the instigation of the speaker of the house. quex the president has won this battle politically, " the the washington post said. the economy -- most economists are saying will suff
Dec 28, 2011 7:30am EST
in the book in the chapter not so subtly that you call setback about iran and north korea, about syria and nonproliferation issues and you suggested various points in the chapter that the bush and administration lost its way, hattie's and to leave your away from the bush doctrine that was so well established in the first term. and i wonder if you see president bush himself lost his nerve. .. >> convey that. and there were, this was an area that had to do with north korea's nuclear aspirations and activities, building a nuclear reactor for the syrians in eastern syria that would allow them, ultimately, to produce all nuclear weapons and so forth. um, it was one where with there were significant differencesif inside the administration. i think many of those were known, but part of my interest o was in putting down the historyh of that period. and the policy debates, and i thought there were lessons to be learned. we weren't the first administration having trouble figuring how not to get the north koreans to go nuclear. the clinton administration faced similar problems. the obama administ
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Dec 28, 2011 10:00am PST
the situation in syria is taking another deadly turn today. at least four soldiers were killed and 12 others injured in an ambush today. meantime arobject league monitors are now in that country in hopes of ending the government crackdown there. leland vittert following this live from our jerusalem bureau. >> reporter: it doesn't appear as if the arab league observers have exactly succeeded in ending the violence. not only did we have the syrian soldiers killed, we had a number of syrian civilians who were activists killed there inside the syria. it seems like the violence is subsiding a little bit. there are now tens of thousands of people out on the streets in the city of holmes, in the holmes has been lifted now as the observers are in place and tens of thousands of people are back on the street demanding that bashar al-assad step down. a couple of weeks ago they would have been met with artillery fire. that is certainly an improvement on the situation there on the ground. we have a second piece of video, though, to show you the kind of crackdowns that are still going on, this is in the c
Dec 26, 2011 4:00pm PST
're keeping them honest ahead on "360." in syria, a city under siege. tanks rolling down the street leveling buildings, gunshots echoing through the streets of a neighborhood. that is life in syria, weeks, weeks after syrian dictator bashar al assad promised to end the crackdown. these videos look like the violence is ended? you will hear from an opposition leader ahead inside the violence, keeping them honest. also tonight in "crime and punishment" what on earth happened to ayla reynolds? her father says he put the 20-month-old in her crib and the next morning she was gone. authorities are searching for clues and tonight they're offering a $30,000 reward to end this mystery. those stories and our continued countdown of the best of the ridiculous at the top of the hour, ali. stay with us. >> we look forward to it, tom. tom foreman for "ac 360" tonight. >>> still ahead, the largest protest in russia in almost two decades. phil black looks at the soviet generation gap. >>> a 9-year-old girl vanishes in fort wayne, indiana. her grandfather joins us out front and a man accused of shooting a u.s.
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